Plaza Mayor, Salamanca

Plaza Mayor, Salamanca

Salamanca was founded in the pre-Ancient Rome period by the Vacceos, a Celtic tribe, as one of the forts to defend their territory near the Duero river.

This recent picture, mixes eighteenth century Baroque style of the Plaza Mayor, with today’s modern art.

In this picture, the monumental sculptures called The Meninas by Manolo Valdés,  Valencian sculptor, although based in New York for over 20 years.

With this exhibition, at the end of year 2008, the city celebrated the twentieth anniversary of the declaration of Salamanca as a World  Heritage Site.

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